How to Open Your 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Key Fob & Change Battery

Keyless entry remote allow easy access to your car. When the key battery is weak you’ll lose your fob’s ability to use distance functions. It's not difficult to change the battery in your keyless entry remote with our instruction. All you need is explained in this article.

What is the battery key fob require

Before you start to open key fob be sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to replace the battery in your Tiguan's keyless entry remote

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed tiny button cell battery. Open key before you try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to open your remote key fob with flat head screwdriver. Remove CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in fob’s shell. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

When the new battery installed, verify remote key fob functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your remote key fob shell for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

Video of key fob disassembly

VW Key fob Battery replacement 2015-2018

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Volkswagen Tiguan require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The price to replace the battery inside fob is $50-600 depending on the brand and the service station.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Volkswagen Tiguan at least once in four years. lifespan of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells usually will last longer.

These symptoms will warning you that it's probably time to replace battery in your 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: low key battery indicator on dashboard, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, key fob buttons not working and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: NBG010206T
  2. Models: 2010-2017 Volkswagen Tiguan